We got some news today from the Hasbro Transformers team reguarding the US release of the TRANSFORMERS PRIME First Edition Figures: TRANSFORMERS fans, As we greatly value our TRANSFORMERS fans and consumers, we appreciate the opportunity to clarify and explain the current situation with TRANSFORMERS PRIME First Edition figure availability in the U.S. We very… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 7, 2012No Comments
The Four Horsemen’s upcoming gallery show, Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro begins this Friday, February 10th at 7pm at the TT Underground Gallery in New York City, and the Horsemen are ready to reveal the limited edition Outer Space Men print that will be sold along with the exclusive “Cosmic Creators” Outer Space Men figures set at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 7, 2012No Comments
As a player of video games, I was so happy to see Unimax launch their Gamestars line last year. While the 3-3/4″ revolution was going on strong at a variety of toy companies and with a variety of properties, it seemed video game-based action figures were only being made in the 6-7″ scale, with the… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 7, 20121 Comment
Today Sony released the full trailer for their upcoming ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ movie coming July 2012.   Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 7, 2012No Comments
How did Jason and Daniel do with their Super Bowl picks?   Well, they are nerds, so how do you think that might turn out? Actually they talk about: – all the Super Bowl genre commercials and trailers that leaked out last week and Jason coins the phrase “easiers.” – Jason jumps into the 21st century… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 7, 2012No Comments
This past weekend, Superbowl watchers were treated to the new Avengers trailer showing the heroes in action, including our first full look at the gargantuan Hulk. Well, the Marvel Select toy line has been making waves lately with its larger figures, which tower over other entries in the 7-inch-scale line, and last week they finally… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 6, 2012No Comments
Thor, Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Incredible Hulk.    Diamond Select Toys has made Minimates for each of the key Marvel movies so far, and now they’re making Minimates for the most action-packed Marvel movie yet! Hitting stores this spring will be two assortments of figures, one exclusively available at Toys “R”… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 6, 2012No Comments
A company that makes pool toys called “Swimways” let the cat… or the Lizard out of the bag last week when they updated their website to show their new line of pool toys based on the upcoming “The Amazing Spider-man” movie.  Included in that update were product images based on The Lizard, the villain in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 6, 2012No Comments
Well, not that it has been all that missed, but I have not done a blog in a long time. With the demise of LOST, I was just too depressed to go on. But at mid-season Fox debuted Alcatraz! But anyone expecting the next Lost might be disappointed by Alcatraz – with its eccentric scientists,… Read More
Glenn Moss • February 6, 20122 Comments
One of the 2012 toylines that I am most awaiting and most nervous about is The Hobbit (and the Lord of the Rings). I’m a huge fan of the books and the films, and cannot wait for December to roll around so that we may all be transported back to the magical and wonderful world… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 6, 20128 Comments
Introducing the new place for all the latest news and buzz surrounding NYTF 2012 – Toy Talk!  Why did we do this?  The mighty Toyotter explains… So what is this “Toy Talk”, and why would we create it when we have a perfectly good forum on AFi already? Basically, all of us here at AFi… Read More
Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast • February 5, 2012No Comments
Welcome to the first in a series of in-depth looks at the figures of the Toy Biz DC Superheroes action figure line. In this installment we’ll be looking at what is arguably the flagship figure of the line, Batman. Without the 1989 Batman film, it’s hard to imagine the Toy Biz DC Superheroes line existing [...] Read More
Joe Grunenwald • February 5, 2012No Comments